Free Image: The Big Squeeze

As he stared at Bigstock’s free image of the week, he knew he was being ridiculous. “It’s carbs,” he said to himself. “But it’s good carbs.” The free image stared back. It didn’t reply. It didn’t have to. It was what it was. A big, delicious photo of orange slices surrounding a tall glass of freshly-squeezed…

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7 French Words That Have No English Equivalent

Give the English language some credit. It has the uncanny ability to be waaaaay more complicated than necessary. For instance, we still don’t have a singular word for a slice of bread. Ridiculous. Not to worry though, because the French have it covered, using short words and phrases to describe very complex – and super specific – things. Yes,…

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11 Things Younger than Facebook

On February 4th, 2004, Facebook was born. That was 11 big years ago, proving that time flies when you’re having fun and “liking” stuff. To help put things into perspective on this Fun Friday, we compiled a cute little list of fascinating things that are – believe it or not – younger than Facebook. Each of these time stamps, including…

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INSPIRED TYPOGRAPHY SHOWS “HELLOS” FROM AROUND THE WORLD

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17 Stock Photos That Help Translate Unusual German Words

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TAKE THE QUIZ: WHAT STOCK PHOTO ARE YOU?

The only personality quiz worth taking. Find out what stock image you are in eight thought-provoking questions. Good luck. var quiz = new PersonalityQuizzer({ options: { append: “div.stock-photo-quiz” } }); quiz.set(“title”,”What stock image are you?”); quiz.set(“url”, “http://www.bigstockphoto.com/blog/what-stock-image-are-you/”); quiz.set(“image”,”http://p.bigstockphoto.com/quiz-1-header-2.jpg”) quiz.addQuestion({ color: “#7FD863”, title: “HOW DO YOU SLEEP AT NIGHT?”, image: “http://p.bigstockphoto.com/quiz-1-q1.jpg”, answers: [ { text: “Like…

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